Dr Edmund W. Cheng, Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy
To advance the application of computational methods to enhance the studies of social sciences and the law;
To bring together methods-minded and interdisciplinary-oriented scholars from CLASS and SLW to tie our research outputs within the One Health and Digital Society clusters;
To provide faculty members and research students with cutting-edge methods training in the realms of Artificial Intelligence, big data analytics and machine learning;
To produce world-class publications in the fields of political behaviors, political communication, digital humanities, public policy and legal studies; and
To make research findings accessible to the public and policy makers, in hope to promote diversity and deliver data-informed solutions to policy and legal challenges.
Publish articles in world-leading journals including British Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Sociology, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Political Science Research &nsbp; Methods, Sociological Methods, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Political Communication, Information, Communication &nsbp; Society, etc.
Reposit open-sourced and replication data refencing
Organize quarterly work-in-progress workshops and an annual conference for presenting important work in fields of computational social sciences and empirical legal studies; and
Provide regular methods training for affiliated faculty members, research staff and research students in association with CLASS’s Advanced Research Methods.
Obtain competitive external grants such as GRF, PPR, ANR/RGC or CRF on the proposed themes.
Dr Claudia Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Asian and International Studies
Dr Diego Fossati, Assistant Professor, Department of Asian and International Studies
Dr Tetsuro Kobayashi, Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Dr Dongshu Liu, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy
Dr Chris Shen, Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Dr Lik Hang Tsui, Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese and History
Dr Stephenson Chow, Assistant Professor, School of Law